Serendipity 3

Serendipity 3 225 E 60th St, New York, NY

Get the famous Frrrozen Hot Chocolate, a creamy secret blend of 14 exotic cocoas, and other decadent, over-sized desserts at this legendary restaurant and store with whimsical antique-store-meets-ice-cream-parlor decor. Heraty burgers, foot long hot dogs, mac ‘n’ cheese variations, salads and sandwiches are also available. A favorite of actors, artists and tourists for the last…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Bel Ami

Bel Ami 30 East 68th Street at Madison, New York, NY

This small, authentic French café and patisserie tucked away off Madison Avenue serves delicious, not-too-bitter hot chocolate, plus delicious pastries, sandwiches, macarons, hot chocolate and more. Limited seating among cute decor in a pretty historic district

Suggested Ages:

Billy Johnson Playground

Billy Johnson Playground, Central Park East 67th Street & Fifth Avenue Upper East SIde, New York, NY

This rustic playground hosts an amazing 45-foot granite slide nestled into a rocky hill, bucket and tire swings, and an amphitheater and miniature stone bridge made of natural materials like plants, stone, and wood at a child’s scale.

Suggested Ages: All

Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo Fifth Avenue at 60th Street Upper East Side, New York, New York
$13.95/ages 13+, $8.95/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 & under

Visit sea lions, snow monkeys, red pandas, turtles, bears and other animals at the cozy Central Park Zoo. * Watch crowds of penguins and puffins swim and waddle in the  indoor Polar circle. * Warm up with colorful birds and playful monkeys in an indoor rain forest. * Look for snow leopards, cute red pandas,…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Roosevelt Island Tramway

The Roosevelt Island Tramway E 60 St & 2 Ave, New York, NY

Cross the East River in the most modern aerial tramway in the world, running every 7-15 minutes from 60th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan to Tramway Plaza on Roosevelt Island. Passengers must exit the tram at each stop (either Manhattan bound or Roosevelt Island bound) and pay again to return to the other side.…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Dan Flavin: Kornblee Gallery 1967

David Zwirner 69th St New York, NY

See re-creations of two groundbreaking exhibitions of light and color that Dan Flavin mounted in 1967 at New York’s Kornblee Gallery, then located at the nearby and architecturally similar 58 East 79th Street. In one gallery, a series of six vertically oriented works in cool white light, each varying slightly from one another, punctuate the…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


LOS Kids: Johann Strauss Jr., Pop Star!

The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 695 Park Avenue at 68th Street, New York, NY

Join Johann Strauss Jr., young soloists, and a professional Orchestra to see what happens when "classical" music is more like "pop" music. Theatre, comedy, video, dancing, original scripts and expertly crafted music education come together for an engaging show. Includes audience participation during the show and digital pre & post concert guides. The theater is…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 10

Tea Party Storytime

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden 421 East 61st Street Upper East Side, New York, New York

Children and caregivers are invited to visit a historic hotel turned Museum to listen to stories about tea and have a pretend tea party.  

Suggested Ages: Toddlers to 8-10